Yoga Level 1: Half Standing Forward Bend

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Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 4:20pm filed under Cardio - Yoga/Pilates

Calories Burned:  204 calories per hour   (based on a body weight of 150 lbs.)
Begin standing in Mountain Pose.

Inhale: Bring your arms overhead in parallel with the palms facing each other.

Exhale: Fold at the hip, bringing your upper body toward the floor.

Your knees can be slightly bent, pointing over the toes.

Place your fingertips or the palms of your hands on the floor next to your feet.

Inhale: Keep your fingertips on the floor and raise your trunk away from your thighs. Lift your chest and head.

Exhale: Return to Forward Bend.

Inhale: Sweep your arms to the sides and up overhead as you bring your torso up to standing in Mountain Pose with Arms Up.

Exhale: Return your hands to your sides or prayer position.

Instructions written by Marguerite Ogle.

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